REFUGEES LIVES MATTER: Pro-Migrant Protest Fails To Attract More Than 100 People To Downing Street (PICS)

LONDON, United Kingdom – A left-wing protest “vigil” designed to call on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to “do more for migrants” struggled to attract 100 people onto the streets of Central London last night.

Organisers from the Socialist Worker Party were also handing out leaflets for a winter appeal ahead of a sister group – Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) – taking their protest to the French port of Calais.

The leaflet said in part: “We ask people to collect cash at work, trade union branches or elsewhere and buy SUTR festive cards which they will take over  to Calais with your solidarity messages and collections for refugees. (Please note we will keep a small percentage of donations to sustain our @refugees welcome here’ political campaign) “

The group also co-opted the ‘Black Lives Matter‘ slogan, changing it to ‘Refugees Lives Matter’, mimicking the hard-left, aggressive, anti-police group current causing havoc in the United States.

A video of the group can be seen below.

Organisers claimed their action was necessary because “Refugees are currently living in atrocious conditions in Calais, at the borders of Hungary and other parts of the Europe. Cold, wet autumnal conditions mean new born babies are suffering with hypothermia and aid agencies struggling to cope, do not have enough blankets to give them.”

Below are exclusive pictures from Breitbart London, which show the slim level of support for the group.

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Protesters liberally employed Nazi Swastikas (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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Fewer than 100 protesters attended (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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A female protester holds a candle for migrants (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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A woman had sellotaped her slogan to her chest so she wouldn’t have to carry it (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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Protesters held up Ugandan, not British flags (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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The placards were provided by the Socialist Worker Party (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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Other placards were provided by “Stand Up To Racism”, a known hard-left group (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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Demonstrators were mainly young, white people, and older immigrants (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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(Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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The group co-opted the ‘Black Lives Matter’ slogan used by the aggressive American anti-police group (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

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Fewer than 100 people gathered outside Number 10 Downing Street last night (Breitbart London/Rachel Megawhat)

 

 


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